The drought is broken and its started raining again on the 20th May on my ride to the Foxfield Light Railway, near Cheadle, Staffordshire. l meet up with Phil from Sunny Walkden, and he seems to have found shelter at the rear of a Tow Truck.
This weekend its the War Wheels Weekend.
You never know when you might need a TOW!!
Time to take a “Third Class” ride on Winston a National Coal Board shutter.
Remembering my late mother, she was a member of the ATS.
www.britishpathe.com/video/ats-motorcyclists these ATS girls are training for the FORDS!!
A.T.S. motorcyclists. Various shots of A.T.S. (Auxiliary Territorial Service) girls carrying out maintenance on their motorcycles before setting off.
Rabbits-and it’s off the ration!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoLchtG8vTk Run, Rabbit, Run
Run, Rabbit, Run sung by Flanagan and Allen with lyrics http://www.yorkmanmedia.com
BMW R71 look like made in the CCCP
Spoke rim supports designed for heavy loads.
Now riding back into Derbyshire and Phil his “taking the waters” at Tissington Ford.
Time to say hello to the MZ Riders at the Notts & Derby Camping weekend at Winster.
A young ME , photo taken in the early 1970s at the Jumbo Run. www.jumbogb.org.uk/PAGES/ukpage.htm
It’s a voluntary organisation whose aim is to provide an annual outing, to a suitable venue for children with disabilities & special needs, we call it
l accumulated 100,000 miles on my MZ & sidecar.
The Swiss Army Condor motorcycle built like a “Swiss Army Knife” belongs to a Yorkshireman that likes to wear Swiss lederhosen!!
Bye for now.Michael & Phil.